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John Yandle

Executive Vice President

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John Yandle is the executive vice president of the San Jose office of Newmark Knight Frank. Mr. Yandle has previously represented major users and landlords in their acquisition and disposition assignments, specializing in industrial, R&D, residential, office and land. He has long-term relationships with Silicon Valley owners, developers and city officials.

During his 34 years with the company as well as Cushman & Wakefield and CBRE, Mr. Yandle has leased and sold more than 25 million square feet valued at approximately $4.1 billion. He has extensive major account experience, including regional and national assignments with Bank of America, NT&SA, Advanced Micro Devices and Abbott Labs, performing and coordinating all efforts in the transaction process from financial analysis to project management and lease administration. Mr. Yandle was named Broker of the Year four times by CBRE, which also recognized him as one of its top 3% brokers nationally.

Partial Client List
• Abbott Laboratories
• Apple Computers
• Hudson Pacific
• Microsoft Corporation
• National Instruments
• Orchard Therapeutics
• Phillips Electronics
• Sobrato Organization
• Steelwave
• Tesla Motors

President, Association of Silicon Valley Brokers (ASVB), 2001, 2004, 2005, 2012 and 2018
Mike Murphy Award, Association of Silicon Valley Brokers (ASVB), 2010. This award acknowledges exemplary community services work and a significant contribution to leadership and integrity in the brokerage community.
Batting practice pitcher for the San Francisco Giants baseball team, 1985-present

Mr. Yandle holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Stanford University, where he graduated in the top 15% of his class.

John Yandle
John Yandle
Executive Vice President
3055 Olin Avenue
Suite 2200
San Jose, CA 95128
United States
T  408.987.4154
Fax: 408.988.6340

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Areas of Specialization
  • Land Sales
  • Office Leasing and Sales
  • R&D Leasing and Sales
  • Value Add Redevelopment

Years of Experience
34 years